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Forbes Point: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Forbes Point in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Forbes Point

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5115

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Point forming the E side of the entrance to Lester Cove, Andvord Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. The name Forbes Hill was given by Scottish geologist David Ferguson in 1913-14 to a corner or spur of the plateau escarpment which is not a definable feature. From it, however, a ridge runs down to a prominent point useful for reference purposes, to which the name Forbes has been applied.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Forbes Point in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Forbes Point should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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